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Hydrogel research in Germany: the priority programme, Intelligent Hydrogels
Author(s): Thomas Wallmersperger; Gabriele Sadowski
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Paper Abstract

The priority programme "Intelligent Hydrogels" was established by the German Research Foundation (DFG) in 2006 in order to strengthen the hydrogel-related research in Germany. The programme is being coordinated by Gabriele Sadowski, Technische Universität Dortmund. The aim of this priority programme is to develop new methods for the synthesis and characterization of smart hydrogels and to develop new modelling strategies in order to a) prepare the hydrogels for special applications and/or b) to develop and extend their capabilities for any desired use. In this programme, 73 scientists (36 professors and 37 scientific assistants/PhD students) from all over Germany are involved, working in 23 projects.

Paper Details

Date Published: 6 April 2009
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 7287, Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2009, 728704 (6 April 2009); doi: 10.1117/12.815430
Show Author Affiliations
Thomas Wallmersperger, Univ. Stuttgart (Germany)
Gabriele Sadowski, Technische Univ. Dortmund (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 7287:
Electroactive Polymer Actuators and Devices (EAPAD) 2009
Yoseph Bar-Cohen; Thomas Wallmersperger, Editor(s)

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